About John Koessler

John Koessler is an award-winning author and faculty emeritus of pastoral studies of Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois. He is married to Jane and has two sons, Drew and Jarred. John is the author of Practicing the Present (Moody), The Radical Pursuit of Rest (InterVarsity), The Surprising Grace of Disappointment (Moody),  Folly, Grace & Power: The Mysterious Act of Preaching (Zondervan), A Stranger in the House of God (Zondervan) and served as general editor of The Moody Handbook of Preaching (Moody). John has written several other books and articles and serves as a contributing editor for the Moody Bible Institute publication Today in the Word. You can read his monthly “Theology Matters” column in Today in the Word . His podcast,  A Stranger in the House of God can be heard on Apple Podcast, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

Learn more about John’s latest book Practicing the Present: The Neglected Art of Living in the Now published by Moody Publishers.